News tagged with developmental disorder
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People with autism suffer from a pervasive developmental disorder of the brain that becomes evident in early childhood. Peter Scheiffele and Kaspar Vogt, Professors at the Biozentrum of the University of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 14, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (11) | 1 |
A University of Michigan cell biologist and his colleagues have identified a potential drug that speeds up trash removal from the cell's recycling center, the lysosome.
Medical research Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Autism researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have found a link between low birthweight and children diagnosed with autism, reporting premature infants are five times more likely to have autism than ...
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 7 |
Older maternal and paternal age are jointly associated with having a child with autism, according to a recently published study led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 10, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A new study by Weill Cornell Medical College researchers shows that adolescents' reactions to threat remain high even when the danger is no longer present. According to researchers, once a teenager's brain is triggered by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 8 |
Although the genetic basis of autism is now well established, a growing body of research also suggests that environmental factors may play a role in this serious developmental disorder affecting nearly one in 100 children. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Scientists using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) observed that the brains of children with autism spectrum disorder are larger than those without autism, but this difference appears related to increased rates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study from Cambridge University has for the first time found that autism diagnoses are more common in an IT-rich region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have figured out how to measure an infant's risk of developing autism by looking for abnormalities in his/her placenta at birth, allowing for earlier diagnosis and ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 25, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Using a mouse model of autism, researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have successfully treated an autism spectrum disorder characterized by severe cognitive impairment.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 02, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by the University of Oxford has shown that daily supplements of omega-3 fatty acids (Docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA) improved the reading and behaviour of underperforming children ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP)—While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger's syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder and violence.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 16, 2012 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Results of a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may help pave the way to a treatment for a neurogenetic disorder often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism.
Genetics Dec 21, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The Oertel family lives in a red-brick, two-story house tucked in a tree-lined, suburban Maryland cul-de-sac. There's no fence, just a small alarm company sign on the lawn that gives no clue ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that 31 percent of children identified as at risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at 12 months received a confirmed diagnosis ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |